How To Use Wonky In A Sentence

  • Complete with wobbly bridges, turrets and wonky roof lines, it looks as if it comes straight from the pages of a fairytale. Times, Sunday Times
  • I'm 91 next month but I enjoy good health, apart from a wonky heart and two wonky knees.
  • It's not terribly wonky, which is good, but it isn't light on specifics, either ... Blogrunner
  • Seventy plus males all fighting over the remote control, forgetting your birthday or nailing wonky shelves to the firmament without first reading the instructions?
  • And, everyone, as a follow-up to the earlier post on critiquing/reviewing your friends 'work in public forums (fora? foramina?), if I ever post anything, like say a drawing of otters as a random totally-out-of-nowhere example, and there's anything wonky about it, yes, please feel free to say something. In case there isn't enough cuteness in your life
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  • My hair was feathered, usually with a slightly wonky fringe cut by my mum to save money. The Sun
  • I was taking screenshots & putting them in the documentation, but now the engineer has debugging turned on and the pages look all wonky.
  • In those days, his stilted style, forced delivery, and wonky timing were virtues, reinforcing our sense of his hypothetically heartwarming kidness.
  • My nose just kind of sat there, kind of blobby, unmistakably hereditary, a little bit wonky and sort of round.
  • I think the cord is a little wonky in places, as both the girls took turns using it, but frankly, it still looks fine, and I'm very happy with the necklace - the little face is on a background of Angelina-covered black fabric on this not-quite-inchie. Archive 2007-07-01
  • It looks like a very elderly bouncy castle: wonky, wobbly and full of holes. Times, Sunday Times
  • You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
  • Now, if only their email "validation" wasn't so friggin wonky ... and you could have more than one email address ... sammysam Superminder Makes Managing Reminders A Snap | Lifehacker Australia
  • In Waters's world, everything is a little wonky and off center.
  • When that is the differential, it hardly matters if you have a kicker with a slightly wonky radar. Times, Sunday Times
  • Dr Bevan has been looking very carefully at some wonky carbon-dates, the occasional spurious date that doesn't seem to fit the conventional picture.
  • The railings are broken, the steps descending into Terrace Field are now so wonky that they are impassable to some less agile walkers and many of the trees that once crowned the hilltop have died or blown over.
  • The most I could manage without cocking things up was a wonky line of cross-stitch.
  • Please send me an e-mail if you notice anything wonky.
  • One of the legs on this chair is a bit wonky.
  • You can actually have a slightly wonky structure but if you have good people with the right behaviours you can move mountains. Times, Sunday Times
  • He has a moral compass, however wonky, and is a great pricker of adult pretensions. Times, Sunday Times
  • Since I had never mastered the threading of a sewing machine, let alone made an item of clothing, this was taking a risk, but I was soon chalking out patterns and even running up the odd wonky seam without mishap.
  • I'll never understand how people can take such pleasure in struggling a wonky trolley around endless impersonal aisles of soullessly stacked goods week after week after week.
  • Well, when you're plodding along with your stick and your wonky knees, walking further on hard pavements than you ought, you're entitled to direct some small spite at the drivers who've stolen your space, aren't you?
  • The art, by Ryan Benjamin, falls a little too in line with the Scott McDaniel school of art, which means his action is dynamic and his figurework wonky and under-detailed. IGN Comics
  • Metal work was brilliant - we made a shoe horn, (wonky) a swiss roll tin (biffed out from my mother's house, sadly) and some great enamel work which may well have sparked my silver smithing fire... ode to all the Mrs Nisbets in the world
  • Now if you want a wonky, green eyeshade type of analysis, there are far better places you can look. Mike Lux: A Tale of Two Budgets
  • But is the performance as headline-grabbing as its wonky eyes? The Sun
  • I have a funny, adenoidal voice and a wonky smile. Dr Gerry Mander: the therapist the stars trust
  • When she bought it, it was a warren of tiny rooms, with wonky floors and purple shagpile carpets. Times, Sunday Times
  • Ed - with his easygoing manner, endless chat and slightly wonky front teeth - is absolutely loveable, but quite obviously can't cook to save his life.
  • The names of the tracks were printed on the album sleeve in wonky black type, making them look like classic anonymous ransom demands cobbled together from letters cut out of newspapers.
  • She proudly sports wonky, stained teeth and ties back her hair roughly after her morning swim. Times, Sunday Times
  • From the corner of Décarie and Jean-Talon, you can also, for another 10 days, see Cheval Théâtre's wonky Medieval-inspired tents in the distance.
  • Needing regular treatment means something 's wonky. The Sun
  • There are spelling mistakes, the print is wonky, the setting of words completely misinterpreted, and to top it all, a font that I've never in my life used, appears in three random words on the care label.
  • You also run the risk of wonky performance or even "bricking" your iPhone permanently. Yahoo! News: Technology News
  • The brick is orange, slightly wonky, and looks more or less like any other brick. Times, Sunday Times
  • Which would you prefer: wonky teeth and toothache or a gleaming smile? Times, Sunday Times
  • From the wonky lines and ragged colouring, the artists involved can't be much older than 10.
  • The wonky lights have been malfunctioning for so long, and so often, a rumour spread in the area that the equipment was, in fact, secondhand when it was installed.
  • I, for instance, always choose the one with the wonky wheel and the damp seat, which, as I'm sure my parents would be the first to point out, goes a long to explaining my choice of boyfriends down the years.
  • The big snow finally did in the wonky bracket and the horizontal pipe is currently filled with brackish water and dead leaves, while the vertical one leans against the house.
  • It was a wonderful house, with wonky floors. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Avengers, by comparison, was a wonky, low-budget piece of whimsy distinguished by Diana Rigg in tight leathers and the kind of sexual innuendo you only needed in an era of tighter censorship.
  • It's clearly been in use for some time as you can hear the clonks from the wonky pedal board quite audibly.
  • It's all guesswork this week, though, because we don't know who is able to dance like an angel skipping across the clouds, and who can only lurch around like a wonky 1930s robot.
  • Really? and not one point of view is backed up with any substance; the snobbery about the orbit, for example, which is twice so lazily described as wonky, does not shed any light on mr long's objection to the idea or the execution. in fact re-reading this - out of sheer disbelief - i find no real content whatsoever. a terrible article, a terrible journalist. Evening Standard - Home
  • Who'll be only too happy to tell some wonky faced 35 stone munter she looks fabulous in a low cut evening dress, and you go, girlfriend! Swanning About
  • My housemate can't bear her because she ‘has a wonky nose’!
  • Maybe you have a slightly wonky nose, and you get it straightened. Times, Sunday Times
  • The new rules being developed may seem "wonky" but are important because the national forests provide drinking water for 124 million people in more than 900 cities nationwide and habitat for more rare species than national parks, said Jane Danowitz, public lands director for the Pew Environment Group. Forest Service Seeks More Control
  • He said: ‘One of the wheels is wonky, the handles are unstable and I was feeling quite worried about it.’
  • He came out on Saturday morning to find his car parked on the pavement, with wonky looking wheels, and well sculpted driver's side doors and wing.
  • Dismayed residents of Beach Road, Canvey, reckoned Castle Point Council pulled the plug on the scheme to repair drains and replace wonky footpaths, after running out of money.
  • So, if you accept the wonky methodology and questionable assumptions of the research, do we have a problem?
  • It's all guesswork this week, though, because we don't know who is able to dance like an angel skipping across the clouds, and who can only lurch around like a wonky 1930s robot.
  • Nevertheless, the joy of knowing that those bookshelves were the result of your own toil and labour can be beyond measure, even if they are a bit wonky.
  • Half-timbered buildings, all pastel-shaded, push out over them, looking terribly wonky - as they've doubtless looked for 700 years.
  • My grandma told me (not in these exact words…) that Sean's head was wonky and I should rub his lumpy skull while it was still soft.
  • John Logie Baird, television innovator, with lots of pictures of Baird and his wonky machines, including a diagram of the early TV studios at Crystal Palace.
  • He chatted in between the songs telling jokes and relating weird stories, he drank beer too, he climbed on the grand piano, he threw flowers into the audience and he fell to his knees more often than a nun with a wonky knee.
  • The retina is distorted; it makes me see straight lines wonky. Times, Sunday Times
  • Side kicks are tough for me, ‘cause I have wonky hips, but everything else wasn't too bad.
  • The result was a vast, slightly wonky quilt (how could they have spread it out? The Times Literary Supplement
  • Well, Wonky, thanks to another of your posts which includes a pic of of Jenna and boyfriend, our super secret source says bf is definitely the guy who was defending the honor of the young Bush lass the other night. 08/04/2005
  • Used extensively as the wonky good-time background music to a thousand TV clips this summer it's undoubtedly effective and known to millions, but adds absolutely nothing to the sacrosanct original.
  • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
  • It offers aged wooden staircases, beams and wonky floors, but can be noisy because of surrounding bars and restaurants. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the other is the wonky liberal/progressive view, claiming that the fabric of society is merely in flux, is being constantly re-woven, was too stuck in an impossible nuclear family pattern anyway and is now ready to be ripped up and made into a nice summer scarf good for tying your lover to the bedpost and spanking her firmly with the Polyamorist's Guide to Anal Sex and Also Quiltmaking... Mark Morford: May You Now Live in Sin Forevermore
  • Last Sunday I spent time peeling wonky parsnips grown in stony soil that tasted fine. The Sun
  • One pit latrine had a sort of toilet built on top, but it was very wonky.
  • The jury system may be a bit wonky but nobody's ever thought of anything better.
  • Shaun Ryder and Mark E Smith, seemingly beneficiaries of a Make-a-Wish foundation for raddled northern indie icons, attack their roles on DARE and Glitter Freeze with wonky charisma. Gorillaz at Glastonbury 2010
  • Wonky - Descriptive of an object tottering parlously in place. The Talk In London - A New Yorker's Report from the Field
  • Chicago is known as a wonky school full of nerdy intellectual types so it wasn't surprising that I was able to easily gather a group willing to pick up this 1079 page cinderblock. Phawker
  • But this latest permutation of the Fall's guitar prang, rhythmic swing, wonky electronics and declamatory zeal continues to sound the same, only different to every preceding Fall record, as John Peel once quipped. Your Future Our Clutter by The Fall
  • Now, unless there's a whole series of brain cells gone wonky in exactly the right place, I seem to remember some old thing about ‘one cuckoo does not a summer make’.
  • Stars, however, are able to plug away with unlimited resources, the objective support of paid yes-men and, for reasons that are sometimes chemically related, a rather wonky perception of their own abilities.
  • I don't enjoy those programmes with wonky camera angles and pop music.
  • If books play a bigger part in your life than as props for wonky tables, a means of murdering insects or a useful storage space for old receipts, then a literary evening at one of York's more versatile pubs could be right up your alley.
  • Plus, I bought a new laptop, for no reason other than the one I have been using is in the area of five years old, has a wonky screen, can't seem to play sound and have a USB device plugged in to it, and weighs a ton.
  • The embed is a little wonky, so if you can’t see the embed, click here for the vid. Moray Eels, sorta like Aliens without the acid blood… : #comments
  • I try and check viewability of this site using other browsers from time to time (especially if changing something major) but otherwise I won't know if something looks wonky.
  • Below 12 per cent, the unacclimatised begin to suffer fainting, nausea, wonky judgment and, in some cases, cardiac trouble. Times, Sunday Times
  • But it is precisely that wonky smile, lugubrious air and bitter chocolate voice that pierces the hearts of the toughest ball-breaking women of my acquaintance.
  • Instead, raise that will make the line look wonky when and sweep a line downwards from the outside in. Times, Sunday Times
  • This happened in hoity-toity homes, nudnick neighborhoods, or wonky workplaces.
  • He may have to stop playing cricket because of his wonky knee.
  • Last Sunday I spent time peeling wonky parsnips grown in stony soil that tasted fine. The Sun
  • My wounds were dressed, the burn on my shoulder was dressed, and I was still a bit wonky as we say in the biz, but I was able to say that I had ‘forgotten’ my medicine, which was a lie.
  • It always went all wonky for her when she looked away and back again, adjusting itself only minimally, as she imagined it may do maximally for others. The Illuminated Dream
  • Dogs don't necessarily have to be perfect to be beautiful - a lopsided ear or wonky smile just adds to their personality. The Sun
  • Now I don't know what is the stranger word, blogging or wonky.
  • But ye olde spinny drives might eventually go wonky. EeeRotate Orients Your Laptop Screen For Easy Reading | Lifehacker Australia
  • I don't enjoy those programmes with wonky camera angles and pop music.
  • The wine list is long, the ale is real, and the upstairs dining room - all damson walls and wonky polished floorboards - overlooks the town.
  • I am hopeless at fixing things but when the toilet flush goes wonky I can always tell exactly what is wrong even if I have to get a man in to do something about it.
  • John Logie Baird, television innovator, with lots of pictures of Baird and his wonky machines, including a diagram of the early TV studios at Crystal Palace.
  • It is dark, with low ceilings, crooked wooden floors, wonky bar stools and an array of nationalist paraphernalia on the walls.
  • I don't enjoy those programmes with wonky camera angles and pop music.
  • They came out a bit wonky, which is alright, because I was too anxious to see it finished to worry about physiological accuracy. Chicken Blog
  • Cards, present shopping, putting up trees and lights and wrapping presents and trying hard to induce a small girl to sit under the tree so we can take pictures and get them into the cards, and adressing labels for the cards and getting Misterpie to take them to school to print them because our printer is acting all wonky, and and and phew! The Week in Review
  • To further the debate, or for a cheap gag against a Scouser with a very-slightly wonky gob, who has the temerity to be married to the most powerful man in the country without even ever killing a fox?
  • It looks like a very elderly bouncy castle: wonky, wobbly and full of holes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Heretofore my worst disaster was a 3.5 inch disk going wonky and eating a chapter of my dissertation (which sucked anyway) so my number was just up for a hard drive failure.
  • Avoid complicated issues of public policy; the people need to have their hearts lifted by statements of steely resolve, and there's little time for wonky hair-splitting.
  • But jazz is admittedly one element of their eclectic, wonky, playful racket. Times, Sunday Times
  • MPs:'It did not used to be a problem for any member of the public to buy a slightly curved carrot or a slightly wonky parsnip. The Sun
  • Which is why old timber-framed buildings look a bit wonky. Times, Sunday Times
  • A Derek is, in essence, a wonky pyramid of eggboxes sprayed gold then stood on casters, but the terror and exhilaration it provokes in viewers is quite spectacular. Grace Dent's TV OD
  • The highlight of my day came when a woman with wonky eyes, an unsightly coldsore and hair like an unbrushed retriever approached me.
  • One of the legs on this chair is a bit wonky.
  • I was up late doing laundry, when whammo, my wash machine went wonky. Mechanic Fail or no I cannot fix teh washing machinze - SpouseBUZZ
  • You can see it in those wonky eyes. The Sun
  • The railings are broken, the steps descending into Terrace Field are now so wonky that they are impassable to some less agile walkers and many of the trees that once crowned the hilltop have died or blown over.
  • If you took a map of Australia and drew a wonky circle around the middle of the country, you'd land in the outback: red dirt, sparely inhabited, the back country.
  • Ryan and Daz had tacked up one of those wipe clean boards weeks ago, and on it, in green marker pen, was drawn a wonky smiley face.
  • Today, a bad picture isn't a problem with the rabbit ears or a loose bit of coax: it means that the decompression of a digital video stream has gone all wonky.
  • Upon encountering a woman with pointy bosoms, let's say in the corridor by the wonky coffee machine, it is generally considered bad form if you exclaim ‘Pointy bosoms!’
  • So now I've a wonky mattress… I SO need a new bed (donations gratefully received LOL)!
  • That means 46% have such fetid breath and wonky teeth that lonely nights, feverish thoughts and painfully stubborn virginity seem an inevitability.
  • For those of you who don't know, ‘books’ are those hard, flat things made out of paper and cardboard most often used to stabilize wonky table legs.
  • I have wonky lips and a slightly misaligned jaw, but both were made symmetrical with clever contouring techniques. Times, Sunday Times
  • Today, it isn't a problem with the rabbit ears or a loose bit of coax: a bad picture means that the decompression of a digital video stream has gone all wonky.
  • My work computer went wonky now and I lost most of yesterday and today to trying to get my environment working again.
  • Notably, cutea was also blotto epsilon's co-creator for the recent zany bogon flux build - a wonky, wonderful building that rezzes and destroys itself... Archive 2008-10-01
  • His wonky knee is said to be fully healthy, but he'll need to wear a knee brace for the rest of his career which only underscored just how fragile his health remains.
  • It seems the Chancellor has taken time out from tackling the biggest deficit in our peacetime history to go on the rampage against wonky heating. Times, Sunday Times
  • I just didn't want to deal with it, so I stubbornly ignored it. of course, once I finally forced myself to sew it, it took less than an hour. the trick was to use double sided tape to "baste" it. then I pinned the hell out of it and sewed it with no fear. you can't have fear because the sewing machine can smell fear. it'll eat your fabric or make your zipper wonky at any sign of weakness. besides the zipper, I loved working on this sweater. the pattern was straight forward and the cable pattern kept my interest throughout. bitter purl

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